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Rampin' My Style

Spring is finally here, and with it, the season's most Instagrammable vegetable
Photo: Kate via Flickr
Ramps

Ramps are back, folks, which means it's time for the food world's annual ramp freak-out. The wild spring onions have a very short season, making their debut even more anticipated and their appearance on the scene even more precious.

As the late Josh Ozersky put it, "There is no shortage of enthusiasts, both at home and in restaurants; after all, the Church of the Ramp is one of the fastest-growing denominations in the religion of seasonality." Written six years ago, those words are as true today as they were then.

Only one day into spring, and we're already seeing ramps popping up in restaurants, home kitchens and, yes, all over Instagram.

Would You, Could You with a Ramp?

  

In the Kitchen

 

1st mess of #ramps , on the 1st day of spring! #cataloocheeranch #rampsandeggs

A photo posted by Cataloochee Guest Ranch (@cataloochee_ranch) on Mar 20, 2016 at 2:53pm PDT

 

In the Wild

 

Happy spring! #ramps #Catskills #catskilleats #foraging

A photo posted by Catskill Eats (@catskilleats) on Mar 20, 2016 at 7:06am PDT

 

On Fancy Plates

 

Bring on the Spring veggies!

A photo posted by Posto (@postoboston) on Mar 20, 2016 at 1:23pm PDT

  

On Casual Spreads

  

On All the Pizza

 

And All the Flatbread

 

Get your beautiful, pungent ramps while they're still at the farmers' market; otherwise, you'll have to wait until next spring's narrow window to wave your ramp flag.

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